cryptozygous

adjective

: having a wide skull and a narrow face so that the zygomatic arches are concealed when the skull is viewed from above
cryptozygy noun
plural cryptozygies

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“Cryptozygous.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cryptozygous. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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